Earlier this year, we reported that Fisker seemed desperate seeking strategic partners in China, and now it appears that the struggling American automaker could be selling a major stake to China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group.
An American start up company which specializes in range extended electric vehicles. Fisker is still young and trying to build a name for itself by offering sporty electric vehicles. Models to watch: Karma, Surf, Atlantic
Fisker seems to be falling on hard times, and a new report suggests the brand might be on the market with Chinese firm Dongfeng Motor Corp tossing a $350 million offer into the ring.
Fisker is falling on some rough times and it appears that the American electric automaker is getting desperate, seeking strategic partners in China as well as funding.
Production of the Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid has been on hold for longer than six months, but the brand says its supply is still sufficient.
Exotic plug-in hybrid maker Fisker is suing XLGroup, its insurer, for the cost of 338 Karmas — roughly $33 million.
For the last six months, Fisker hasn’t built a single car, and the American electric automaker doesn’t plan to until the sale of battery supplier A123 goes through.
Remora fish survive by attaching to sharks. Barnacle cling to boats and big rocks. Now, Fisker Automotive is planning similar tactics with a larger automaker.
After a rough year full of being in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, Fisker is looking forward to 2013 and is hoping to turn the corner with a strategic partner.
After a controversial exit from General Motors, Joel Ewanick has found a new home as interim chief commercial officer at Fisker Automotive.
Fisker is reporting that it lost $30 million in inventory after Superstorm Sandy flooded a New Jersey port.
Hurricane Sandy gave the Eastern portion of the United States a what for last week, not to mention the Caribbean and points far beyond. Amid all the destruction and misery the automotive industry was impacted in a number of ways. In particular, the safety of electric cars has been brought up.
Toyota, Chevy and Nissan are already offering help to Hurricane Sandy victims, and now Fisker is offering a helping hand as well.
A lot full of Fisker Karmas was exposed to the full brunt of Hurricane Sandy’s force, and after the storm cleared, 16 of them had caught fire, and burned out completely.
Earlier this month, A123 Systems, the company that once supplied the battery technology for the Chevrolet Volt and Fisker Karma, announced its bankruptcy. Fisker is now asking the bankruptcy judge to delay the auction of the company.
Fisker will bring a selection of Karma sedans to SEMA in Las Vegas next week with very little customization.
After suffering numerous delays in getting its first car to market, Fisker Automotive has announced it will push back its launch date for the second model in its expanding lineup by as much as two years.
New information about the Fisker Atlantic is trickling out through Twitter, suggesting the car will come with a starting price in the $55,000 range.
The Fisker Atlantic debuted at this year’s New York Auto Show, but has been mostly unheard of since. For the last few months, the American automaker has been battling issues with its Karma model, while working hard on securing future funding.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently finalized its 2025 fuel economy target under Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and Fisker was proud to announce that its Karma model already surpasses that target.
In what may be one of the most irrelevant world records, Fisker of the Netherlands organized a meeting of 45 Karmas, and set the record for the most EVs simultaneously charging all in one place.
The largest gathering of Fisker Karma owners to date gathered this past weekend at the companies global headquarters in Anaheim, Calif. as part of an owners appreciation day.
It seems these days that there are a lot more questions for Fisker than the automaker can provide answers for, but in a recent town hall meeting with its customers, Fisker conducted a Q&A and published the responses.
Tesla and Fisker are essentially polar opposites right now, despite both specializing in developing luxury electric vehicles for the automotive industry. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has never shied away from speaking his mind, and the bold CEO has been highly successful in developing his businesses.
Uh oh. If this doesn’t cause Fisker Karma owners to be up in arms over their expensive purchase, we might be convinced that they’re the most patient, forgiving people on this planet.